Tourist guide to Auvergne

Tourist guide to Auvergne

As one of the hidden treasures of France, Auvergne is an amazing tourist destination. It is characterized by picturesque landscapes, including mountains, hills, valleys, rivers and forests. The region includes an area of the Massif Central which is a very popular natural jewel. The capital city of Auvergne is Clermont Ferrand. The city is also a famous tourist destination, but the region of Auvergne is mostly attractive for the lovers of nature. The region is divided into several natural are... [ read more ]

The best cycling destinations in France

The best cycling destinations in France

If one has to choose the biggest hotspot of cycling in Europe, then the winner can hardly be an other country than France, the country that made cycling one of the most exciting sports on the planet. The Tour de France is watched by millions of people in France and abroad every summer, and you'd have to be completely made of stone not to end up rooting for a cyclist and eagerly waiting for new developments in the tour. But you definitely don't have to be a professional cyclist in order to enjoy ... [ read more ]

The best festivals in France

The best festivals in France

The French are fond of their holidays, and they take every possible chance to have a celebration. You can practically point to any day in the calendar, and there's bound to be a festival in France somewhere, from saint feast days to official holidays, or less conventional celebrations. So if you want to make sure that you can attend at least one major French festival during your trip, check out this list of the best festivals in France. Fetes Medievales du Dauphin d'Auvergne, Montferrand T... [ read more ]

Best hiking spots in France

Best hiking spots in France

Welcome to France Wanderer! Every week, Jean Pierre, Alice and myself will tell you about the best travel destinations in France, and what you can do there. Our first post is a special present for every travelers who doesn't mind a bit of sweat and effort in order to see some of the most beautiful sceneries in the country. France is a paradise for hikers - there are so many excellent hiking spots that it's impossible to list them all! Whether you prefer your landscape rugged and full of clif... [ read more ]